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Forum: Beasts 07-21-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 435,516
Posted By billmags
2014 DL1000 Vstrom

I feel like it's plenty fast in a subtle way- I've said in my helmet on the new Vee - "I'm gonna get a ticket on this thing!" And I've owned many sporty fours with hyper acceleration but my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
Congrats on the very clean v-strom- looks new!

Congrats on the very clean v-strom- looks new!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
Lol I have a neighbor who tells a tale of...

Lol
I have a neighbor who tells a tale of 'laying' his zx6 down to avoid his buddy who went down on the thruway at 4am. Hasn't rode since.
I asked why 4am? -He was doing 'night runs'?
I respond -...
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 435,516
Posted By billmags
It's not the V-strom, I think they were testing a...

It's not the V-strom, I think they were testing a few bikes that day.
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 435,516
Posted By billmags
Congrats- yep some roads in NYC can be more...

Congrats- yep some roads in NYC can be more adventurous than anything found off road. Riding the new Strom is awesome. Have fun!
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 435,516
Posted By billmags
Looking forward to pics of her, and the bed.

Looking forward to pics of her, and the bed.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-20-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By billmags
Is that blue balls road?

Is that blue balls road?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-19-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
Nice holster. Might try something like that. I...

Nice holster. Might try something like that. I have a windshield but hate having the fugly e-z pass on it.
Forum: Beasts 06-18-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 435,516
Posted By billmags
I went for the adv model for two reasons- it's...

I went for the adv model for two reasons- it's black and it has what I need. I like the side bags- they are perfect for me-I can't get off any grid or go away for more than a few days. Plus I like...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
Don't forget the torches. We'll need to see.

Don't forget the torches. We'll need to see.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-18-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
I don't doubt that some squid lane split the two...

I don't doubt that some squid lane split the two way tunnel at some point and went down.

Btw- anyone notice the greasy tar pit that is now Bklyn bound BQE Kosciusko bridge?
The whole roadway is...
Forum: Beasts 06-15-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,971
Posted By billmags
I love the look of the big GS. Love the Teneré...

I love the look of the big GS. Love the Teneré too but it's slightly more than I need, like the GS.
Went with the new DL1000 because I do lots of short runs as well as distance.
eg: Just came back...
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 435,516
Posted By billmags
Oh, this was a test ride? I must have missed that...

Oh, this was a test ride? I must have missed that part.
Forum: Beasts 06-13-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 435,516
Posted By billmags
Maybe your 'leader' was riding his own ride and...

Maybe your 'leader' was riding his own ride and didn't want to dump a brand new bike cuz he loves it so much. :)
You guys need to lead, he'll catch up with ya.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,905
Posted By billmags
The Scouts are a great all around boot- love...

The Scouts are a great all around boot- love mine. The soles will wear out before the boot does.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-03-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
The article doesn't say, but the couple had...

The article doesn't say, but the couple had feathered hair and wore flannel shirts.
Forum: Beasts 06-03-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 435,516
Posted By billmags
Woody does have a yellow beak much like the...

Woody does have a yellow beak much like the original Suzuki fairing from the 80's Dakar bikes. :)
Forum: Beasts 06-01-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 435,516
Posted By billmags
Congrats trm, looks sweet! A ticket already? I...

Congrats trm, looks sweet! A ticket already? I had one of those auto speed sensors tell me to slow down today. Sheesh.

Here's my new addition....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
Years ago, I'd always give a friendly toot when I...

Years ago, I'd always give a friendly toot when I saw that sign. :)
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 435,516
Posted By billmags
Picked up my DL1000AA yesterday evening. Rode it...

Picked up my DL1000AA yesterday evening. Rode it home in an unexpected burst of heavy rain. Still was grinning most of the way home. I haven't slept much in the past two days with this one- will post...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-30-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
There's nothing 'unreasonable' in the noise my...

There's nothing 'unreasonable' in the noise my bike makes. It's quite nice.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
He shouldn't pay you until you have a title to...

He shouldn't pay you until you have a title to sign over. That's just crazy. Once cash is received and title is signed & handed over to him, you pull the plate. The bill of sale is for sales tax the...
Forum: Beasts 05-21-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,280
Posted By billmags
Sounds like a good trip. Glad it all worked out...

Sounds like a good trip. Glad it all worked out well.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,802
Posted By billmags
Keith Code has videos on YouTube on turning...

Keith Code has videos on YouTube on turning position and throttle control.
Many years ago I remember Motorcyclist magazine posting an article about using a bicycle to sharpen your skills.
Coming...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
Sad news- at least you're ok & you weren't...

Sad news- at least you're ok & you weren't traveling on the hwy where you wouldn't have noticed it straight away.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
Rider down this morning on LI Expy westbound near...

Rider down this morning on LI Expy westbound near Maurice ave. Fdny on scene - rider looked alert but he was still on roadway. Black sportbike - couldn't see what brand from my car as I was over a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
I thought it was good show, so was the moto talk...

I thought it was good show, so was the moto talk about the many various bikes on the street out front.
Perfect day for riding too.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
Yep-looking forward to it.

Yep-looking forward to it.
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,280
Posted By billmags
If you have time, spend some time getting...

If you have time, spend some time getting acquainted and don't rush to get on the highway home. Relax, have fun, and congrats on the new bike!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,254
Posted By billmags
Reminds me of a story a couple months back when...

Reminds me of a story a couple months back when we had a bad wind storm. Retired guy, in his recliner, in his living room, died when a tree crashed through the house.

What I got out of this was:
...
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 435,516
Posted By billmags
Very nice- Congrats! What is it about the...

Very nice- Congrats!
What is it about the bags? Size? construction?
Forum: Beasts 05-15-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,668
Views: 435,516
Posted By billmags
Congrats Dave!:clap She's a beauty.

Congrats Dave!:clap She's a beauty.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-07-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
Sammy Hagar wouldn't like this.

Sammy Hagar wouldn't like this.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-06-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 811
Posted By billmags
The best is the one who cuts across four lanes of...

The best is the one who cuts across four lanes of highway traffic to get off an exit.
Oh, also in NYC few know what the passing lane is or how to use a roundabout.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-06-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 811
Posted By billmags
Cabbies and bus drivers need to have stricter...

Cabbies and bus drivers need to have stricter licensing, training, and re-evals.

Re-road test for drivers over 75.

And motorcycle only lanes!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-06-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22,066
Views: 1,465,325
Posted By billmags
Just spent 300+ bucks straightening a wheel w/new...

Just spent 300+ bucks straightening a wheel w/new tire on my VW. The potholes are just ridiculous.
Forum: Airheads 05-02-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By billmags
I have some fond memories as a kid in the 70's....

I have some fond memories as a kid in the 70's. And some memories are Scarfolk-esque.
:)
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,645
Posted By billmags
Oh yeah-I'm in. All the best on your trip! :thumb

Oh yeah-I'm in. All the best on your trip! :thumb
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,575
Posted By billmags
Shoei Qwest Whistle

Love my Qwest for comfort & riding local- but it is a whistlie bastard and kinda sucks at high speed. I also use an Arai Defiant which has great venting that feels like built in a/c.
Forum: Airheads 05-01-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 967
Posted By billmags
You mean stuff like this? ...

You mean stuff like this?
http://www.tor.com/images/stories/blogs/13_05/Scarfolkstrange.jpg
:eek1
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